Edible Garden

Edible Garden

how to grow garlic

The Key To Growing Great Garlic

Growing garlic can be ridiculously easy if you know just a little bit about what you are doing and how to care for growing things. But in case you need them, here...
benefits of manure

The Four Benefits of Manure

Photo by Gabriel JimenezWe've always heard that manure is an essential ingredient to any healthy garden, but do you really know all of the benefits that...

Harvest Some Peaches (And Make Some Peach Cobbler!)

When you think of Summer, does the thought of ripe, fuzzy peaches come to mind? Can you picture yourself biting into it, the juice dripping down your...
Greenhouse tips

Greenhouses 101 – Grow Year Round!

Photo by Annie SprattHaving fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs available throughout the year is very convenient. It results in less gas needed to run to the...
Vegetables To Plant in August

Vegetables To Plant in August

We are now in the dog days of summer. It's hot and humid in most areas, and not typically the time of the year many gardeners consider...
winter vegetables

How to Grow Vegetables in Cold Climates

Gardening in cold weather Well, I come from the south and my grandma and great-grandparents always grew vegetables in the winter time. That was the busiest season for them. They ran a farm, so getting...
healing herbs

Top 10 Healing Herbs You Should Grow

For thousands of years, people have been using different healing herbs to alleviate pain and heal themselves. Modern scientists have even come forward to acknowledge the immense benefits these herbs present to humans as...
dandelions edible weeds

Three Types of Edible Weeds

We've all dealt with those annoying weeds in our yards that just don’t seem to go away. Don’t be so quick to get rid of them though. Did you know that some weeds are...
grow hydroponic strawberries

How to Grow Strawberries Out of a Jar

 Strawberries are one of our favorite fruits to eat all year long. They’re sweet and juicy, leaving us constantly craving more. Now using a simple household item like a jar, you can grow strawberries...
How to Extract Aloe Vera Juice

How to Use and Extract Aloe Vera Gel

What would we do without aloe vera? We rely very much on this plant in the medical and beauty industries. However, when most people think of aloe vera, they automatically picture sunburns. That's because...
mushrooms

Grow Your Own Delicious Mushrooms

Store bought mushrooms just aren't quite the same as fresh ones right out of your yard. However, just like most gardening, growing mushrooms takes a bit of know how that many people don't have. Learn...
apple tree

Growing Fruit Trees in Your Yard

If you love fruit and purchase it often, you may be interested to learn that commercially grown fruit you get from your local grocery store is often picked long before it's ready so it...

The Highest Antioxidant Foods You Can Grow

It is so wonderful to know that you can heal yourself with the foods that you grow in your own garden. Antioxidants are what you need to fight cancer, premature aging, and heart disease....
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The Ultimate Tomato Growing Guide

The tomato -- is it a fruit or vegetable? It's possibly the most delicious and versatile summer fruit ever! There's a lot to learn about growing and preserving tomatoes. Our tomato growing tips and...
Spices

30 Health Benefits of Herbs and Spices

Spices and herbs have been part of most traditional diets since forever and that's not just because they add a lot of flavor to dishes. Research has shown that they contain components that are...
Greenhouse Vegetables

55 Health Benefits of Vegetables

If you're like most people, your mother frequently told you to "eat your vegetables". We all know that they are good for our health, but many people don't realize the magnitude and scope of...
how to overwinter your spring veggies

How to Overwinter Your Spring Veggies

What is Overwintering Your Garden Overwintering is the process of creating a safe dormant state for your plants during the winter months. There are several ways to do this, but the best way for you...
Jalapeños

How To Stop Jalapeños From Turning Black

Jalapeños are the perfect addition to any meal thanks to their spicy heat flavor. While most jalapeños are green when you pick them, some can be black or starting to turn black. If you've...
Pumpkin Harvesting Safety Tips

Guide to Pumpkin Harvesting and Storing Seeds

Nothing screams the fall quite like pumpkins do. This crop comes in all different sizes and serves countless purposes. With pumpkins, you can even make everything from pies to decorations out of it. We...

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